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The holiday season is a great time to try out some new cookie recipes. If you’re looking for a classic and delicious cookie to add to your rotation, check out these M&M’s Pudding Cookies from Betty Crocker. As the name suggests, they’re made with Jell-O vanilla instant pudding and pie filling mix, which makes for a super rich and decadent cookie.
Use red and green M&Ms to give these cookies an extra festive flair. When you want to make them for another holiday or occasion, just switch out the candies to suit your needs. For Valentine’s Day, for example, you could use Cupid’s Mix M&Ms.
Here’s another variation on the fluffy cookies from Six Sisters Stuff that incorporates mini chocolate chips as well. You can experiment with different mix-ins until you find that combination that’s perfect for you. I think these cookies would be great with Reese’s Pieces or some Hershey’s Kisses. Maybe these Holiday Dark Chocolate Filled with Mint Truffle Kisses?
Pudding mix is actually pretty versatile as an ingredient. In addition to cookies and, of course, plain old pudding, instant pudding can be the basis for a number of other tasty desserts as well.
If you’re looking for more recipes that incorporate instant pudding, check out this Coconut Cream Dreamboat Dessert from High Heels and Grills. It’s creamy, sweet and has a Golden Oreo crust. It also features plenty of Cool Whip and lots of coconut flavor. Sounds like a dream indeed!
Another delicious treat for the holiday season that uses pudding mix is this Peppermint White Chocolate Lasagna. Yes, you likely think of pasta and ricotta cheese when it comes to lasagna. But this dessert lasagna uses crushed candy canes for a jolly look and taste and also features an Oreo crumb crust. Yum!
Do you have a favorite pudding mix dessert?